(also trichloracetic acid /-ˌklôrəˈsetik/)
A toxic deliquescent crystalline solid used as a solvent, analgesic, and anesthetic.
- Chemical formula: CCl3COOH
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- The gel was fixed with a 10% trichloroacetic acid / 10% acetic acid / 50% methanol solution, dried, and exposed to X-ray film.
- Topical treatment with retinoids, podophyllin resin, trichloroacetic acid, or glycolic acid, and surgical removal have been used in some refractory cases.
- If deep, then chemical peeling with higher percentage of glycolic acid or trichloroacetic acid may be needed.
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- A three-component coupling reaction of aldehydes, primary amines, and alkenyl trichloroacetates has been also efficiently achieved.
- Several of the aryl trichloroacetate starting materials and their methods of preparation are recorded in the chemical literature.
- A lower alkyl trichloroacetate and a vicinal alkylene diol react when heated together in the presence of a weak base to produce chloroform, a lower alkanol, and the cyclic alkylene carbonate.
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